Organic lawn care more than a grassroots fad

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Rich Staudt of Total Landscaping Care pours organic "compost tea" he has just brewed into a a sprayer June 27, 2007, in East Meadow, N.Y. Staudt is one of a growing number of landscapers on Long Island and elsewhere who have embraced organic lawn care as an alternative to pesticides and other chemicals.

Environmental concerns prompt more and more landscapers to go green. And why not? Not only are you benefiting the environment by not using harsh chemicals and pesticides, but in addition your lawn is left looking well-manicured and prize-winning.